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Ph.D. Courses

600. RESEARCH COLLOQUIUM IN COMMUNICATION DISORDERS. (1, 0, 1). A forum for presenting current research and results by faculty and students. Required of all doctoral students every semester in residence. Must be completed at least twice for credit. Grading Option: CR/NC

601. SEMINAR: HUMAN NARRATIVE. (3, 0, 3). Focuses on the human capacity to represent and make sense of experience through a narrative mode of thought, the narrative role in shaping identity and consciousness.  Extensions into applications for clinical assessment and intervention. 

603. SEMINAR: CLINICAL SOCIOLINGUISTICS. (3, 0, 3). Content varies. May be repeated for credit. Relationship between language and society, especially as applied to clinical data. Covers beginnings of sociolinguistics through current work.

604. SEMINAR: DIGITAL MEASUREMENT OF SPEECH. (3, 0, 3). Content varies. May be repeated for credit. Procedures, methods, and techniques applied to in-depth measurement of physiologic and acoustic aspects of speech production.

605. SEMINAR: CLINICAL LINGUISTICS. (3, 0, 3). Content varies. May be repeated for credit. Application of methods and principles from the systematic study of language and language use to data from clinical populations. Current trends in clinical linguistics.

606. EXPERIMENTAL RESEARCH DESIGN IN CODI. Focus on designing appropriate experimental research studies for investigation of communicative disorders, entering and analyzing data using computer software packages, and understanding and interpreting statistical data.

610. SEMINAR: QUALITATIVE ANALYSIS OF SOCIAL ACTION. (3, 0, 3). Involves the student in intensive qualitative research methods addressing social actions. Covers conversational analysis, ethnographic methods, discursive linguistics analysis and lamination techniques. May be repeated for credit on different topics.

611. ADVANCED TOPICS IN COMMUNICATION DISORDERS. (3, 0, 3). May be repeated for credit on different topics.

612. SEMINAR: APPLIED SEMIOTIC THEORY. (3, 0, 3). Content varies. May be repeated for credit. Theory and research as applied to normal sign systems and their relevance to selected disorders. May involve specific clinical and research problems.


899. EXAMINATIONS ONLY. (3). Required of all graduate students taking examinations, oral and/or written, who are not registered for any other course. Fa, Sp, Su. Grades: S, U, W .